Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Customer Reviews

777 Ratings


Mponteras ·
· Reviewed April 7, 2018
Ellen who did our night tour was amazing. She knows DC so well and its history. Shared a lot of interesting information. Look or request for her if you're in town and doing Big Bus tour.


Patricia Q ·
· Reviewed April 3, 2018
Our guide Rae and bus driver Yonathan were great Rae very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Of course the sites were beautiful and having a full moon on the 31st made it spectacular. Everything was handled well check-in staff were all very nice too.


CraigandSharon M ·
· Reviewed March 24, 2018

What You'll Get

The buses are equipped with a state-of-the-art technology. Guided commentary is provided throughout the tour. Enjoy the views from the open top double-decker observation level or the comfort of the climate-controlled lower level cabin. Either way, this tour allows you to enjoy Washington DC at your own pace and explore your areas of interest such as the White House, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian. Choose from a 1- or 2-day pass to ride on an open-top, double-decker Big Bus, with commentary from your on board guide.

Have the freedom to explore every corner of Washington DC on the three routes around the city.

Ride along the Red Loop, The official tour of the National Mall, authorized by the National Park Service and National Mall and Memorial Parks. Take in all the places that are synonymous with the nation’s Capital; The White House, U.S. Capitol, Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial are just some of the iconic landmarks. Commentary provided in live guided commentary and in a choice of 8 pre-recorded languages.

The Blue Loop, The Heroes tour travels to the sites and memorials honoring American heroes. Travel over the Potomac River leaving Washington, DC behind and visiting Virginia. The tour’s main features are Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, the Pentagon City Fashion Center, and the US Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue.) Other highlights include the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, WWII Memorial and Air Force Memorial. Tour is available with live-guided commentary.

And the Yellow Loop, allows you to travel through the city's historic center, passing the White House and Dupont Circle before heading out to discover Adams Morgan, the National Zoo, and the old world charm of Georgetown. Recorded commentary is available in your choice of 8 languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and English available).

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Live commentary in English only. Recorded commentary is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Mandarin, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese
  • Panoramic night tour operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so try to arrive early to secure your seat (if option selected)
  • Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operation times are subject to change without notice
  • Premium 1-day ticket will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 2pm will be valid for 24 hours from time of redemption
  • 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off pass
  • Live and recorded commentary on board
  • Admission to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
  • Night tour included on 2-day option

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point
Hop-on hop-off tours depart from Union Station, but passengers are welcome to board at any of the 40+ pickup and drop-off locations. Night tours depart from Union Station or the Willard Hotel outside the White House.

Departure Time
March 5 to November 4
Operates: 9:00am – 5:00pm
November 5 to March 10
Operates: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Frequency: 15-30 minutes depending on season

Duration: 1 hour
Frequency: 30-45 minutes depending on season

Duration: 2 hours
Frequency: 30-45 minutes depending on season

Duration: 2 hours
March 5 to April 30: 7:30pm*
May 1 to September 4: 7:30pm
September 5 to March 10: 6:30pm*
*Departure from Willard Hotel is 30 minutes earlier.


Voucher Info
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